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anniversary of super storm sandy, one of the worst natural disasters in history. super storm sandy ravaged the island, left it without power for several months. ellis island is best known for ushering emigrants into the u.s. for years. >> and many remember the horrifying scene as it slammed into the famous jersey shore. new jersey's governor admit there is have been major delays getting help to the victims. governor chris christy says it took congress three months to finally approve the $51 billion relief package for sandy victims. >> in all, super storm sandy caused billions of dollars in damages. and they say studying the storm has given them a better perspective on storms. >>> and a 12-year-old brought a gun to school, the school is opening back today. >>> and guy fierri is expected to a san raphael courtroom to testify against a teenager accused of stealing his sports car. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 news. time 4:53. we're learning more about a murder in oakland. chen had been struggling to hold down a job since immigrating from china. he's accused of killing his cousin's wi
after the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut, sunnyvale mayor is leadth push for stricter gun control here. >> i guess it was a low crime rate in newtown, too. >> reporter: measure c requires a gun owner to tell police within 48 hours if their gun is lost or stolen. it prohibits ammunition magazines that can hold more than ten rounds. gun owners are required to lock their guns away ifs -- firearms are not in their immediate possession -- firearms are not in their immediate possession. >> not the way to do it. >> reporter: they would be required to maintain ammunition sales. those prohib interred from owning guns would be deterred from purchasing ammunition. some who live in the sunny arts neighborhood say the restrictions make them vulnerable. recent break-ins have led them to install security cameras. >> they know you can't have an armed weapon. >> reporter: supporters say more gun safety is needed to prevent accidental deaths, shootings and suicides. >> it has to stop. the only way we can do that is make people aware if you legally gun a gun -- own a gun, ta
the community's trust. 13-year-old sandy lopez was killed by sheriff deputy one week ago today. and tonight his friends and family are gathering for his funeral. >> paul chambers is there. and we understand a sonoma county supervisor plans to pay his respects tonight. >> reporter: that is true ken and gasia. but first let's go to what is happening behind me. they just removed the casket out of the hurst and they're getting to take the body into the church. as you can see they're coming up the step way here carrying the body of 13-year-old andy lopez. take a moment here for this. now if we can go to video that we shot earlier today. we spoke to a supervisor who says people here are calling for a civil review committee in this case and other issues here. they say that emits the relationship between the community and the police department is strained. he says the community is calling for help with everybody involved. >> they don't feel they have that right now. what can we create, what dialogue can we create because quite frankly it does not exist right now. >> reporter: now the first thing he say
the marathon was canceled because of sandy. >>> marin schools are getting cameras, neva, do installing 48 cameras. the cameras are being put in at hamilton, san jose, and the hill education center. last year they were installed at nevado and san marin high schools. the superintendent said they will help keep students safe. >>> later this morning the head of san francisco city colleges is scheduled to moment about keeping the school open. a commission for community said it'll strip the school of its accreditation but the chancellor, students, professors and others will reportedly discuss the problems identitied by the commission such as mismanagement and rising costs. a delegation plans to head to washington for an education department hearing. >> the san francisco bay area starting a new promotion called the friends and family discount program. it provides significant savings from groups of three to 14 individuals. people that ride together will only have to pay $12 per person round trip. it starts today and will be offered weekends and holidays through february 23rd. >> a priceless gif
, this week marks the first anniversary of superstorm sandy. one of the nation's worst natural disaster. this morning historic ellis island will reopen for the first time since that big storm slammed into new york harbor. superstorm sandy ravaged the island, left it without power for several months. the clean up work is far from over despite the reopening today. ellis island is best known as you know for ushering millions of immigrants into the united states over the years. now, a lot oaf us also remember this, remember this, the scene of superstorm sandy, slamming into the famous jersey shore, a year ago. the governor of new jersey admits there have been a lot of major delays getting help to the victims of sandy. the governor chris christie maintains his administration is not to blame. he says it took congress three months to finally approve the 51 billion-dollar relief package for those sandy victims. >>> also happening today, back here at home, governor brown is scheduled to announce an agreement between western states and brit british columbia to fight climate change. the agreement
a look at the damage still left from hurricane sandy and the work still ahead as people try to recover. >> plus, another march being held today to honor the 13-year- old who was shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deafty and the school district is -- deputy and the school district is urging students don't go. >> we have a new accident in san francisco to tell you about. how it could really impact your morning and also a live look here at 80 at the east shore freeway. traffic is looking good. >> well, mostly cloudy skies over us and a few little sprinkles or so and snow up in the sierra, but are we about done with the system or still keep us mostly cloudy and school? i'll have your forecasted -- cool? i'll have your forecasted highs coming up. [ male announcer ] it is more than just a new car... more than a new interior lighting system. ♪ it is more than a hot stone massage. and more than your favorite scent infused into the cabin. it is a completely new era of innovation. and the highest expression of mercedes-benz. introducing the 2014 s-class. the best or nothing. introduc
because today marks one year since hurricane sandy caused devastation along the northeast coast. it was the second costliest storm on record after hurricane katrina. with damage totalling $50 billion. more than 100 people were killed in that storm. several people still without homes and the rebuilding effort continues. >> if i can get my doors open, pay my rent, pay my employees, i'll be happy. i'll be happy. i'll be open. that's the goal. >> now many people who live near the shore are now fearing they may have to leave for good as the cost of flood insurance is skyrocketing. starting today, 300,000 special i love new york metro cards will go into circulation as part of the statewide come see the comeback campaign. >>> president obama scheduled to speak today at a memorial service for the late house speaker thomas foley. the president also ordered flags be flown at half staff today in foley's honor. foley a democrat from washington state served as house speaker from 1989 to 1995. he died 11 days ago at the age of 84 after months of bad health. >>> time now is 4:45 and a san fran
today, hurricane sandy hit the northeast coast. we'll show you the ongoing recovery effort. >>> an accident in san francisco in the exact same spot where it happened yesterday involving a taxicab. we'll let you know about it. 680 near walnut creek, look at this. an absolute disaster. we'll have an update -- next. >>> mostly cloudy skies over us. a couple breaks in there. but some light showers there this morning. it will be better this afternoon. but temperatures still not very warm. we'll show them to you coming up. [son] all right,she has no idea. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> well, stocks are mixed right now. the federal reserve begins a two-day meeting where policymakers are expected to extend an aggressive economic stimulus program. investors like the news. the government's latest retail sales figures for september suggests americans were feeling some confidence in the economy ahead of the government shutdown. taking a live look at the big board, the dow was up 48. the nasdaq is down slightly and the s&p is up 4. >>> time is 7:42. japanese aut
. there was nomarthon last -- no marathon last year because of shortstop -- shortstop shortstop: superstorm sandy. >>> the town of boulder, colorado remembered a hero at the funeral of astronaut scott carpenter. carpenter was the second american to orbit the earth and one of the original seven astronauts chosen for the mercury launch. john glenn attended the service. carpenter died last month. >>> imagine driving 2800-miles from new york city to los angeles in under 29 hours. three men from atlanta did it to set a new cannonball record. 28:50. the car was equipped with radar detectors, police scanners and a bed pan. >>> turning san francisco into gotham city. >> get ready for a population boom. the reason a 26,000 new people are expected to move into a east bay city and why recycled railroad tracks are paving the way. >>> lullaby have pain relieving powers. the great american novel. so you can happily let life get in the way, while planning for tomorrow. so you can finish the great american novel banking for the life you have investing for the life you want chase. so you can she's got it all. inc
races. you had a goran in new jersey that responded to hurricane sandy. he was seen as a maverick and a problem solver, and virginia they changed the rules to try to ensure the most conservative candidate won. >> they took out the primary and did is state convention? >> correct. in a state like virginia that is now more purple, you have to appeal to women, moderates, that's what the republican party needs to do if they want to win the presidency. >> senator brown, i know you don't like is this, but i'm going to do it again to you. >> it's come up again, there is another -- it's going to come up all of the time. there is a political rumor about scott brown. supposedly you put your house in massachusetts up for sale. >> it's just too big. >> you started a political action committee in new hampshire. >> by law everybody knows that you need to form a pac to give one dollar to anybody. that's the law. with regard to my political future, there is a roll for me. it's not about me. it's about letting people know who we are as a party and how we can move forward with a positive message. >>
storm sandy. more than -- >> i think all runners will have some worry in their mind. um, but we shouldn't let that stop us for sure, otherwise that is playing into the hands of what the terrorists want. >> more than 45,000 participates were in the race. >>> here on the west coast, runners took part in a half marathon in san francisco. you can see them as they trekked across the bridge this morning. >>> secretary of state john kerry made a surprise visit to egypt today. he is the highest level to visit since the military removed the president back in july. he said it appears they are on the path towards democracy. he ujed them to put -- urged them to put an end to the violence in the country. he said the u.s. will lift the temporary freeze on military assistance. it comes one day before she to be put -- he is to be put on trial for murder charges. >>> the mayor is apologizing for stupid things brut denies smoking crack and he is urging police to release the video. >> i want the police chief to release this video for every single person in the city to see. that is the right thing to do. a
ago today, hurricane sandy devastated the northeast coast. it was the second costliest storm on record after hurricane katrina with damage totalling $50 billion. more than 100 people were killed in that storm. several people are still without a home and the rebuilding effort continues. many who live near the shore now fear they may have to leave for good with the cost of flood insurance skyrocketing. there are reports that congress has reached a bipartisan agreement that would delay at least four years of flood insurance rate hikes impacting more than a million homeowners. the agreement would reportedly require fema to complete an affordable study before increasing future flood insurance premiums. the legislation is expected to be filed in the senate today. >>> well, ski resorts hoping for an early ski season this year after more snow fell in the sierra overnight. several ski resorts report 10- inches of new powder in the last 24 hours and higher elevations saw about 12 to 15 inches of new snow. crews were out overnight making snow for the base in hoping -- in hopes of opening the lift
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